family thru-hiking

Let’s See if I Can Carry My Baby All the Way to Maine!

Let’s See if I Can Carry My Baby All the Way to Maine!

I’m attempting to carry my six month old all the way to Maine!! Here’s some of my story, and why I’m hiking.

Mar 31, 2021 : Meghan Ramsey
The Psychological Impact of a Thru-Hike on Children and Adolescents

The Psychological Impact of a Thru-Hike on Children and Adolescents

When considering the most difficult part of a long-distance hike, many thru-hikers cite the mental game. The physical challenges are undeniable, however, those thru-hikers who choose to leave the

Jun 8, 2018 : Scott Durkin
Parenting in the Woods: The Changing Parent/Child Dynamic During a Thru-Hike

Parenting in the Woods: The Changing Parent/Child Dynamic During a Thru-Hike

Through years of push and pull, parents and children develop a dynamic all their own. What happens to that dynamic when thrust into the extremes of long distance hiking?

May 9, 2018 : Scott Durkin